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Q&A with the CMSAF

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.

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CSAF discusses Air Force’s need to reset

The Air Force Association hosted its monthly Air Force breakfast with Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, as the key note speaker, April 2, at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

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Command chief shares secrets to success for enlisted

Chief Master Sgt. David Smith, 412th Test Wing command chief hosted a mandatory enlisted all-call at the base theater April 13. Smith spent most of the hour sharing the road map to being promoted - good EPR's (Enlisted Performance Reports), education and special duties. 

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F-35 program ‘on right track,’ director says

Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.

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Edwards AFB’s EOD team clears UXOs in Cal City, local areas

Residents of California City may have heard a loud bang that didn't quite sound like a sonic boom recently.


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Budweiser Clydesdales take a stroll at Arnold Park

Posted  March 20, 2015

  The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, made an appearance at Edwards AFB’s Arnold Park 2-4 p.m., March 18. The Clydesdales’ were hitched up for viewing and photo opportunities. The horses visited the base before heading to Fox Field in Lancaster for the upcoming Second Annual L.A. County Air Show, scheduled for March 21-22. The show will be headlined…

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards thanked for ‘saluting’ AV youth

Posted  March 20, 2015

The Antelope Valley Union High School District recognized Edwards AFB March 17 for its contributions to the area's annual Salute to Youth event.

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412th CPTS ‘Weaves the Stories of Women’s Lives’

Posted  March 20, 2015

Celebrating Women's History dates back to 1987 when Congress passed a law designating March as Women's History Month.

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Events

Free MATLAB seminar March 25

Posted  March 20, 2015

MathWorks is sponsoring a free MATLAB seminar open to all base personnel March 25. A morning and afternoon session will be presented in the classrooms at Oasis Community Center. The seminar is intended for all engineers and data analysts interested in learning more about the capabilities of MATLAB. In addition to the group seminars below, individual…

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Health & Safety

Find your ‘happy place’ in yoga

Posted  March 20, 2015

Melissa Hoffman, a configuration manager at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, first started doing yoga after high school.

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Team Edwards undergoes combined IG inspection

Posted  March 20, 2015

How do Air Force bases gauge whether they are up to par with Air Force standards on how to operate and function as an installation? That's where Inspector General Unit Effectiveness Inspections play an important role.

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Growth Opportunities for the Week

Posted  March 20, 2015

Through our character – an opportunity to reflect on important issues in our community – Contemplation is a lost art. Most people can manage some type of prayer but contemplation is much harder to do.  Medieval teacher Hugh of St. Victor says that “what prayer asks, contemplation finds.” Contemplation then is marveling at the wonder,…

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Announcements – March 20, 2015

Posted  March 20, 2015

Force Support Squadron 5 N. Seller’s Ave., Bldg. 3000 Sponsorship Opportunities Attention local business operators; Reach your military market! Edwards Services is proud to provide businesses the opportunity to show support of our military members through the AF Commercial Sponsorship Program. From 4th of July’s Freedom Fest to the annual Children’s Holiday Party held in…

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News Briefs March 13, 2015

Posted  March 13, 2015

SRB changes Effective March 12, a complete Selective Reenlistment Bonus listing is available from the myPERS website [https://mypers.af.mil/]. For detailed information, type “Selective Reenlistment Bonus” into the search bar on the home page. Airmen should contact the Military Personnel Section to determine their eligibility to reenlist with a SRB entitlement. SRB POCs can be contacted…

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March marks Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted  March 13, 2015

Often called one of the "invisible wounds of war," traumatic brain injury is the result of a blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Anyone can suffer a TBI, it can happen on the sports field, in your home, or on the job.

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